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Ghana considers an opportunity to create hub for grain exports from Ukraine

Ghana intends to implement new logistics projects to increase and make more predictable the exports of agricultural products from Ukraine, a similar intention previously announced by Nigeria and Senegal.
According to the website of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on Friday, the deepening of cooperation in agriculture and trade relations was discussed by Ukrainian Minister of Agrarian Policy Nikolay Solsky and Ghanaian Minister of Food and Agriculture Owusa Afriy Akoto.
It is specified that the parties considered the issue of creation of a joint project – a logistics hub for food storage, which will allow to store high-quality grain, promote the predictability of sales and stabilization of world food prices.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy recalled that the Republic of Ghana was the third country visited by a delegation of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy during its official visit to African countries, each of which expressed its desire to create a logistics hub for the export of Ukrainian grain.

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The energy company DTEK is creating an investment hub for the new Ukrainian energy sector in London, which is scheduled to start operating at the end of the first half of 2021, the press service of DTEK said on Friday, January 8.
“We are creating a hub to attract investments in new energy projects in Ukraine. First of all, this concerns renewable energy sources, energy storage systems and energy projects using hydrogen. Together with the increase in gas production and the development of networks, these areas are identified as priorities in our new strategy,” CEO of DTEK Maksym Tymchenko said, whose words are quoted in the release.
According to him, the specially created company DTEK International Ltd. will carry out operational activities to attract investment to Ukraine in the UK.
The message also indicates that the new DTEK office will be located in the City of London and will be aimed at working both with investors wishing to invest in Ukraine and with Ukrainian entrepreneurs developing energy projects.
As reported, according to the new strategy of DTEK 2030, the company undertook, in particular, commitments to achieve compliance with European legislation on harmful emissions by 2025 and become carbon neutral by 2040, will continue the practice of introducing a wireless Wi-Fi network at its coal mining assets, intends to expand power grid assets in Ukraine and the EU countries and its activity in green energy, including new renewable energy projects outside Ukraine, as well as trading on the markets of EU countries.

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